Baby boy is reportedly first pot overdose death

Two poison control doctors who listed an 11-month-old boy’s cause of death as damage to his heart muscle claim that it was brought on by ingesting marijuana. Doctors Thomas Nappe and Christopher Hoyte, who published their report in the journal Clinical Practice and Cases in Emergency Medicine, said

Gone To Pot: Pam St Clement smokes marijuana with nuns

Gone To Pot: Pam St Clement left fans in hysterics on the new series [ITV] The EastEnders legend is taking part in the new ITV series which sees celebrities travel around America to learn about marijuana. Pam St Clement, how is famed for playing Pat Butcher on the BBC soap,

Couple discover they’ve joined “Amazon Primo’

A Florida couple who ordered plastic storage bins from Amazon got an unwanted bonus — 65 pounds of marijuana mysteriously stashed inside, according to a report.The couple, who asked not to be identified, hashed out their story to WFTV, saying the 27-gallon bins didn’t feel quite right when they arrived.“They

Mom allegedly drives teen daughter to drug deal, chaos ensues

A Florida mom took her 15-year-old daughter to a drug deal — and then struck a teen boy when she thought she got ripped off, police said.Stephanie Stinson, 33, told her teen daughter that she wanted to buy some marijuana on Sunday and asked the girl to arrange the deal,

Inmates escape jail for a few hours to visit girlfriends, smoke weed

HUGO, Okla. — An Oklahoma sheriff says two inmates briefly escaped to visit their girlfriends and smoke marijuana and then walked back to the jail.Choctaw County Sheriff Terry Park tells The Oklahoman that inmates Harley Davidson and Rakeem Lennox waited for jail staff to leave the area near their room about 10:30

Hell’s Kitchen woman: I was fired because I have breast cancer

​A Hell’s Kitchen woman is suing one of Nevada’s most prominent pot businessmen, claiming he fired her for reporting numerous office affairs and tattling on a woman who refused to wear underwear — but that’s not the worst of it.Pamela Johnston, 49, claims she was also canned because she’s suffering

California wildfires could have you paying more for weed

The wind-blown wildfires raging in Northern California have destroyed at least six of the area’s marijuana farms — and local industry insiders fear the number is likely to rise as more reports from the rural counties come in.The fires, raging out of control across Mendocino, Napa, Sonoma and Yuba counties

McFly’s Harry Judd opens up on horror weed addiction

Harry Judd has opened up about his addiction [Getty]The McFly singer, who is now the picture of health with his own book "Get Fit, Get Happy", has revealed that in his younger years in the band, he suffered from anxiety, paranoia and OCD – all thanks to a horror addiction

Man arrested for trying to hide weed in bushes outside courthouse

SANFORD, N.C. — A North Carolina man has been arrested and charged with trying to hide marijuana in the bushes at a courthouse before a hearing on a possible probation violation.Local media outlets reported that Lee County Sheriff Tracy Carter said 21-year-old Teon Shamal La’Shane Douglas of Sanford was arrested

Cuomo unveils crackdown on synthetic marijuana, fentanyl

Saying the state is engaged in a cat-and-mouse game with drugmakers, Gov. Cuomo on Thursday announced legislation to crack down on the latest versions of synthetic marijuana and fentanyl.Cuomo said he’d propose bills to add 35 types of synthetic marijuana known as K2 to the state’s list of controlled substances,

MLB instantly regrets Wiz Khalifa throwing out first pitch

With the Pirates far out of the playoff picture, maybe Wiz Khalifa just wants fans to relax.The Pittsburgh-bred rapper threw out the first pitch before the Pirates beat the Orioles 5-3 at PNC Park on Wednesday, but before he pitched, he mimicked puffing and passing — as in a joint.Khalifa, much

Bakery scion gets probation for mob-linked drug trafficking ring

​The scion​ of a ​famous old Manhattan bakery ​family ​was sentenced Monday to five years of probation in connection to a mobbed-up drug trafficking ring.Frank Parisi, 62, who works for Parisi Bakery, which has been in his family for four generations, was an alleged distributor for the $15 million marijuana

Cops find 34 pounds of pot during highway stop

 WEST GREENWICH, R.I. — Authorities say state troopers who pulled over a driver for following too closely behind a bus on Interstate 95 in West Greenwich found 34 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle after smelling the pot.Rhode Island State Police arrested 30-year-old Yin Liu, of New York City, on

Netflix is now selling its own line of weed

Netflix just made it much easier to chill.The popular streaming video service is selling some unique strains of marijuana using the titles of their original productions, according to Variety.The strains of weed are inspired by comedies such as “Orange is the New Black,” “Lady Dynamite,” and “Bojack Horseman.”Netflix said each

Smugglers launch 100-pound pot bundle over border fence

DOUGLAS, Ariz. — Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona have seized a nearly 100-pound bundle of marijuana after spotting it flying over the border fence.Surveillance video on Wednesday captured the large package launching through the air over the fence from Mexico to the U.S. Agents on the ground found a

Man booted from courtroom for smoking pot during murder case

Talk about a high court.A man was kicked out of a courtroom in Oregon last month after smoking a joint in the back row, befuddling a judge and court deputies.The unidentified man — who was not issued a citation — lit up and asked two deputies if marijuana was indeed

This cannabis company bought an entire town to create a pot paradise

View SlideshowFacebook Twitter Google Facebook Messenger WhatsApp Email CopyNIPTON, Calif. — Now that one of the nation’s largest cannabis companies has bought the entire California desert town of Nipton, a question remains: Will the new owners rename the place Potsylvania?American Green Inc. announced Thursday it is buying all

Train rider beaten after asking pot-smoking mob to knock it off

A straphanger was clobbered by a pot-smoking mob when he asked them to stop puffing ganja aboard a Dallas train.Kennan Jones, 44, is still recovering from the Sunday night assault on a northbound DART train that left him blacked out with bruised ribs after a group of seven young men

“Cash me outside’ girl sentenced to 5 years probation

The teen who made a name for herself with the nonsensical phrase “Cash me outside” has been sentenced to five years probation after pleading guilty to several charges in a Florida juvenile court.Danielle Bregoli, 14, reportedly burst into tears during her sentencing Tuesday in Palm Beach County Court in Delray

Man dead, 2 deputies injured in shootout at Rastafarian pot farm

OREGON HOUSE, Calif. — A suspect died and two Northern California deputies were shot and wounded Tuesday in a shootout after the officers responded to reports of an agitated man pulling up plants in a Rastafarian church’s marijuana farm, authorities said.Yuba County Sheriff Steve Durfor said three deputies responding to

High Times is gearing up for an IPO

The publisher of iconic marijuana enthusiast magazine “High Times” plans to take the company public in the fall, two sources familiar with the situation told Reuters this week, as an increasing number of US states legalize the drug.Oreva Capital, which in June announced it had bought a controlling interest in

Anti-pot billboards’ awkward race commentary sparks outrage

Anti-marijuana billboards in Washington state — which were posted by the health department — have sparked outrage on social media due to their racially-targeted message.“We don’t need pot to have fun,” the signs read. “We’re Hispanics…We’re cool by default.”The billboards were set up in various cities, including Yakima and Union

Ex-Jets player sues Jeff Sessions to legalize marijuana

Former Jets defensive end Marvin Washington is now tackling Attorney General Jeff Sessions– suing the head of the U.S. Department of Justice to decriminalize marijuana.Washington is one of five plaintiffs in a new Manhattan federal lawsuit against Sessions, the DOJ and the Drug Enforcement Agency.The suit challenges the constitutionality of

Couple ties the knot in marijuana dispensary

With this ring, I thee weed!There were no wedding bells at this Nevada couple’s nuptials — instead, the duo tied the knot surrounded by hundreds of marijuana plants and grow lights.Anna and Mark Balfe-Taylor got hitched Saturday in a cultivation facility for The Grove — one of Las Vegas’ largest

Nevada launches sales of legal recreational marijuana

LAS VEGAS — Nevada has become the fifth state in the U.S. with stores selling marijuana for recreational purposes.People began buying pot early Saturday, just months after voters approved legalization in November. It’s the fastest turnaround from the ballot box to retail sales in the nation.Those 21 and older with

Canada is running out of weed

Canada has a major bummer on its hands: a marijuana shortage.The country’s pot smokers, who have long been psyched about Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s plan to legalize weed nationwide next year, are now facing a painful paucity of the stinky, combustible herb.Vancouver-based Lift, a marijuana media platform in Vancouver, estimates